Category Archives: New York City

More South Bronx TNR: Foster Needed for George!

When my girlfriend and I started our small South Bronx TNR (trap/neuter/return) project here I expected most of the cats trapped to show some socialization. Most “feral” cats here in the Bronx really aren’t – living in such close proximity … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, Feral Cats, New York City, South Bronx | Leave a comment

Brief Kimbo Update!

A brief update (I’m on the run!) on Kimbo, the dog found in a Bronx parking lot – he’ll have an intro to his foster home tomorrow, if he gets along with the two resident dogs, he’s in! Paws crossed … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, New York City | Leave a comment

Kimbo Needs Your Help!

A few weeks ago I learned of a dog near me living in a parking lot. This is Kimbo. Kimbo is an American Bulldog mix who is about 80lbs and has grown up living in an attended parking lot in … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, New York City | 1 Comment

NYCACC Doesn’t Want Help

Most people are familiar with the New York City Animal Care & Control (NYCACC) kill list released each evening, but there are other pleas sent out by email throughout the day to New Hope rescues: special cases, injuries in need … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, NYCACC, Shelter Stuff | 4 Comments

A Dog Guy and South Bronx Cats

I am known as a “dog guy”, which I suppose I am. My passion is dogs, much of my experience is with dogs, I have 6 dogs in my small home in the South Bronx, and the bulk of my … Continue reading

Posted in ASPCA, Cats, New York City, NYCACC | 5 Comments

Believe in Evolution

I recently got peripherally involved in a case where a person felt they had to give up their pets due to landlord pressure here in NYC (and before I begin, let me tell you that there is a happy ending … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, NYCACC, Shelter Stuff | 1 Comment

Scott Stringer Under Fire; Spitzer Enters NYC Comptroller Race

I’ve written here repeatedly about Scott Stringer, who authored a document usually referred to just as the “Stringer Report” which has done more than anything I can think of to raise awareness among the political class in New York City … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, Politics, Scott Stringer | 1 Comment

NYC Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio Puts His Commitments In Writing: Too Little, Too Late?

One of the things that has frustrated me about candidate de Blasio has been his unwillingness to make firm commitments in writing: until recently his website was full of very general platitudes but no specific nuts-and-bolts of his platform positions. … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, Politics | 1 Comment

A Huge Success From Maddie’s Fund and the Mayor’s Alliance

I posted something similar on my Facebook page but I wanted this to be here as well, public and searchable. It’s not exactly a secret that I’ve had differences with Maddie’s Fund and the Mayor’s Alliance – but rarely, if … Continue reading

Posted in Maddie's Fund, Mayor's Alliance, New York City, Pets Alive, Pets Alive Westchester | Leave a comment

NYCACC: (New) Policies That Kill

After a longish break I’ve been participating in some pulls of animals from New York City Animal Care and Control. It seems some policies have changed in my absence – and not necessarily for the better. Previously nearly any animal … Continue reading

Posted in Maddie's Fund, Mayor's Alliance, New York City, NYCACC, Shelter Stuff | 8 Comments